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Pink flowers

Pink glow of sunset,
passing across pink flowers,
falls in peaceful sleep.


Daily Post photo challenge : transition

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Cemetery Ornithology 1

Death and birds: there are many dimensions to the relationship across human mortality and our feathered friends. Birds – especially carrion feeders – can be omens of death and birds can be regarded as the spirits of the dead ascending to heavenly realms or they can be psychopompic emblems: guiding the soul to eternal rest. 514 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Weekly Photo Challenge: Trio

I’ve always thought that three is a good number in an object or people arrangement. This was taken in the church yard of St Peter’s Church, Westleton in Suffolk. 6 more words


Tombstone Tuesday: Fred and Emma (Stübe) Wiese

Fred and Emma (Stübe) Wiese were German immigrants who lived out their adult lives in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. Although both were born in 1867 in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, an area of present-day Germany located along the Baltic Sea, they left their homeland as infants. 1,057 more words


Clank's Grave

Cliff stood in front of the gravestone. Etched in granite, the name Clarence “Clank” Hooper in large letters, above the numbers 1929-2009. The old man pursed his lips, then smiled at the epitaph Clank himself had wanted: “Fuck it, I’m old, let’s do this.” 146 more words

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